’09 International Cooperation in the Field of Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage
The Department of Intangible Cultural Heritage is making positive efforts toward international cooperation in the investigation and research of intangible cultural heritage with several institutions, especially in the Asian countries, in accordance with the globally increasing momentum of recent years in this field.
The Department also cooperates actively with international activities on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage conducted by the Asia/Pacific Cultural Center for UNESCO (ACCU). In 2008, the Department sent a lecturer to the “Training Course for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage” which is held jointly with ACCU.
Exchange Between Japan and Korea on Research Concerning Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage